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November 18, 2005
New book argues that there is a widespread problem, but many experts think otherwise.

November 18, 2005
22 Republicans vote with Democrats on measure that college groups staunchly opposed, but alternatives  are unpleasant.

November 18, 2005
It’s not his party, but Bill O’Reilly is crying when he wants to.

November 18, 2005
David Horowitz has a new target: the confidentiality of college tenure rules.Horowitz inspired legislative hearings and infuriated professors nationwide with his Academic Bill of Rights, which he says is designed to protect students from being punished for their views, but which many professors say would limit their academic freedom. On Thursday, he announced a new campaign -- to ask colleges to modify their rules governing the confidentiality of tenure discussions.

November 18, 2005
Last year saw an increase of almost 25 percent in the number of companies created based on academic research, according to a report released Thursday by the Association of University Technology Managers.

November 17, 2005
Compromise spending bill would keep maximum Pell Grant at $4,050 and freeze most other student aid programs.

November 17, 2005
New grant aims to help African teachers harness power of the Internet to try to educate a struggling continent.

November 17, 2005
Experts on panel say attracting foreign students must be a national priority.

November 17, 2005
Policy makers and researchers debate whether a $20,000 student loan burden is "unmanageable."

November 17, 2005
Disputes over colleges' policies on homosexuality reflect larger tensions over control of institutions.

November 17, 2005
Wrongdoing by an academic dean and a former senior sports official land university on NCAA probation.

November 16, 2005
Lobbyists object to Congressional proposal to use Pell Grant surplus for non-college programs.

November 16, 2005
Members of the Georgia Baptist Convention voted Tuesday to sever ties with Mercer University, citing the institution's perceived lack of commitment to the Southern Baptist Convention and support among university faculty members and officials for a new gay student group, the Associated Press reported. According to the convention's rules, the separation will not become final unless and until its members reaffirm the vote at their annual meeting next November.

November 16, 2005
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in MGM Studios v. Grokster continues to reverberate in the world where music and technology collide, as another file sharing network popular with college students, i2hub, followed Grokster Monday in announcing that it would shut down.But if recording industry officials think they have definitively won the battle over the free sharing of music and video, they are mistaken, many students -- and some campus experts -- say.

November 16, 2005
The biggest campuses -- those in the 50,000 student range -- are self-conscious about their size.

November 16, 2005
Boston companies charged with producing coursepacks for Northeastern and UMass without adequate permissions.

November 16, 2005
Universities share ideas, but no sure solutions, for luring bringing more black and Hispanic Americans into science fields.

November 15, 2005
Nearly every gathering of college officials these days reveals at least an undercurrent of concern, if not a full blown anxiety fest, about the public’s heightened scrutiny of and skepticism about higher education.

November 15, 2005
Policy by Stanford chemistry department may offer a model for many institutions.

November 15, 2005
Far more students prefer a "moderate" amount of technology in their courses than favor either extensive use of technology or no use of technology at all, according to a new survey released by Educause.The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents voted last week to stop offering "back up" appointments to administrators.

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